Plane crashes in county
For The Madera Tribune
A Madera County Sheriff’s deputy stands near an experimental plane that crashed in Madera County on Thursday. The pilot was able to remove himself from the plane without incident.
The Madera County Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call regarding a small plane crash in the area of Avenue 12 and Road 32. It was reported that the pilot was out of the plane and uninjured.
Deputies, along with CHP and EMS, responded to the area Thursday afternoon, and located the site of a plane crash on Avenue 13 near the high-speed rail.
They found the pilot conscious and he explained he was flying his experimental plane when the canopy of the plane ripped off due to wind conditions.